At least half a dozen truck drivers in Orlando came to the rescue Tuesday afternoon when a man attempted to jump off an overpass and onto the interstate.
The incident happened after noon, and by 3 p.m., emergency crews and officers helped the man safely come down on his own, Florida Highway Patrol reported.
Trucks stopped the northbound and southbound lanes during the incident.
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UPDATE: Subject is safely down off of the Kirkman Road overpass to the Florida Turnpike.— Orlando Police (@OrlandoPolice) August 28, 2018
Drivers and others in the vicinity: Please be patient - we are getting you moving.
Special thanks to the truck drivers that assisted us out there! pic.twitter.com/F6x3e3ukSC